The peacocks of Yeola
... keeping alive a centuries-old legacy, while innovating to keep pace with changing tastes.
Sikkim’s Khangchendzonga Biosphere Reserve braids nature with culture as tourism expands
" Biocultural knowledge is the secret of how communities have responded and adapted to climate change and globalisation"
Is this Artisans' 'Transformation'?
Artisans of Kachchh have entrepreneurial skills, too, which retailers like Amazon need to recognize
More Questions Than Answers: Is There Indeed an Alternate Development Paradigm?
Answers need to be pursued to transition from a peripheral intellectual wishful debate to mainstream positive action on the ground.
India Unshackled: A book discussion
We need to take a step back and reflect on the type of society we want.
A Farm of Hope and New Ideas in Rural Odisha
... provides an alternative to escape from current crisis-ridden and ecologically harmful farming practices creating serious health problems.
Do the youth of the mountains matter?
The social aspirations of young people across caste, class and gender want a future that is socially and environmentally sustainable and also equal
Facing the future of development
These initiatives have stayed or even reversed rural-urban migration and attempted gender and caste justice without trashing the environment.
The sustainable sandhai
The sandhai was a watering hole for people of all age groups to mingle and understand the importance and advantages of a more natural lifestyle.